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WRONG SITE SURGERY OCCURS FREQUENTLY and LEADS to MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CLAIMS: wrong body part, wrong patient, wrong surgical procedure
Wrong site surgery takes place when a surgeon operates on the wrong part of a patient’s body, performs the wrong procedure, or performs on the wrong person. Despite standard of care protocols to prevent it, wrong site surgery happens frequently. … Continue reading
Proper charting of medical records is imperative in providing safety and proper standard of care for patients. Often improper charting leads to adverse consequences for the defense in medical malpractice litigation. The medical record serves as the basis of argument … Continue reading